“I am convinced that our nation’s youth is the greatest resource of our country, and by example we must show them the way”
- James F. Hollingsworth
ASK Academy classes are experiential in nature and scope. They involve interactive learning activities through small group discussions and hands-on activities designed to keep students engaged in the learning process.
Success Is Personal (SIP) Curriculum
Purpose: Teach students performance/achievement-based competencies that invigorate students to take personal responsibility in the creation of their educational action plan needed for academic/career/life success.
Programs and Course Offerings:
Academic Attainment/Personal Success (AAPS)
AAPS 85a Course: S.T.E.M. Careers
AAPS 85b Course: Environmental Sustainability
AAPS 90 Course: Value of Education AAPS 100 Course: Self-Awareness and Resiliency AAPS 200 Course: Relationship Building and Adaptability
AAPS 300 Course: Life/Career Planning
AAPS 500 Seminar:Facilitation and Peer Advising
Bullying Prevention Program (B.P.P.)
Purpose: Teach students and provide tools and techniques for coping and dealing with Bullying and Cyber-bullying.
Topics: Affects of developing the E-Personality
Preventing Bullying Internet and Phone Safety Building Rapport and Effective Communication
Programs and Courses: Alternatives To Suspension Programs (ATS)
ATS 101 Seminar: “Building Empathy and Respect” (P.C.R.C.) AAPS 50 Course: Self-Respect Proficiency for Teens, understanding E- Personality AAPS 75 Course: Dealing with Bullying and Cyber-Bullying AAPS 600 Seminar: Positive Discipline Techniques for Teachers
Purpose: To provide education and appropriate tools and techniques for positive discipline, and parental involvement in schools.
Effective parental nurturing and discipline styles Cross cultural awareness concerning language and appropriate behaviors
Creating rapport and building effective communication skills
Programs and Courses:
AAPS 60a Course: Parent Involvement In School AAPS 60b Course: Supporting Children During Standardized Testing
AAPS 590 Seminar (Academic Attainment/Personal Success) Effective Discipline Techniques for Parents
Youth Leadership Council (YLC)
YLC 300 Course: Conflict Resolution and Community Action YLC 400 Course: Peer Mentoring and Curriculum Development